If a sold out week-long run of Christopher Wheeldon’s “Cinderella” is anything to go by, San Francisco Ballet should note that story ballets and fairy tales sell. Read More
Choreographer Vaslav Nijinsky's “Le Sacre du printemps,” the grotesque and powerful Serge Diaghilev Ballet Russes dance set to Igor Stravinsky's savage score, was famous for causing a riot in Paris at its premiere on May 29, 1913.
In the next century followed a dozen variations on "The Rite of Spring" by other various choreographers; few are better than Yuri Possokhov’s new one created for San Francisco Ballet, which premiered Tuesday in the War Memorial Opera House. Read More
2012 Hope Gala: Dr. Napoleone Ferrara and Dr. Anthony P. Adamis of Genentech were honored Saturday by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at its annual gala at the Ritz-Carlton in The City. The doctors were recognized for their achievement in developing a treatment for patients with diabetic macular edema, the leading cause of vision loss for people living with diabetes. Read More